Developing Agricultural Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa: Organic Cocoa in Rural Uganda

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Developing Agricultural Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa : Organic Cocoa in Rural Uganda . / Jones, Edward Samuel; Gibbon, Peter .

I: Journal of Development Studies, Bind 47, Nr. 10, 2011, s. 1595-1618.

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Jones, ES & Gibbon, P 2011, 'Developing Agricultural Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa: Organic Cocoa in Rural Uganda ', Journal of Development Studies, bind 47, nr. 10, s. 1595-1618. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2011.579107

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Jones, E. S., & Gibbon, P. (2011). Developing Agricultural Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa: Organic Cocoa in Rural Uganda . Journal of Development Studies, 47(10), 1595-1618. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2011.579107

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Jones ES, Gibbon P. Developing Agricultural Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa: Organic Cocoa in Rural Uganda . Journal of Development Studies. 2011;47(10):1595-1618. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2011.579107

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Jones, Edward Samuel ; Gibbon, Peter . / Developing Agricultural Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa : Organic Cocoa in Rural Uganda . I: Journal of Development Studies. 2011 ; Bind 47, Nr. 10. s. 1595-1618.

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